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Top Markets to Buy a Vacation Rental in 2020

Top Markets to Buy a Vacation Rental in 2020 | Realtor Magazine





Real estate investors are scrutinizing second-home markets in hunt for growth opportunities, even during the pandemic. After all, “travel doesn’t stop when the economy weakens, it changes where people travel,” a new report from Rented Inc., a rental management site, and Weiss Analytics notes.

“In 2020, travelers want to stay closer to home and they are seeking genuine experiences. High on the list are Instagram-worthy, outdoor

Demand Is Rising For Properties In Vacation Home Markets

The ability to work remotely has many home buyers toying with the idea of moving to vacation home markets, which are seeing increased interest as shifting priorities and preferences transform where and how people want to live. 

Page views of for-sale listings are up nearly 50% from a year ago in metro areas typically considered vacation destinations, defined as metros with at least 65,000 people and five times more vacation homes than the nation as a whole. That’s compared to a 37% increase in page views nationally. 

Vacation Housing Markets Trending Higher with Buyers Amid Pandemic

Based on new data from Zillow, impacts from the coronavirus pandemic have rippled out to traditional U.S. vacation destinations, which are seeing increased interest from homebuyers as shifting priorities and preferences transform where and how people want to live.

Page views on Zillow of for-sale listings are up nearly 50% from a year ago in metro areas typically considered vacation destinations, defined as metros with at least 65,000 people and five times more vacation homes than the U.S. as a whole. That’s compared to a 37% increase in page views nationally.  Vacation metros seeing an uptick in demand include places